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Cari Newman

About Cari Newman LGBTQ+ Affirming Parent Coach

Cari is a Certified Parent Coach, a Certified Life Coach and holds a Master’s Degree in teaching. She supports parents and caregivers as they learn to understand their children, break through frustration and burn-out, and sustain a positive, proactive approach to parenting. She supports parents of children with emotion regulation challenges, mental health issues, and social/emotional difficulties; children who don’t listen, don’t get along with others, and don’t follow rules; and children exploring their gender and sexual orientation.

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Parenting Coach Cari Newman helps families create a more joyful, connected home life. She supports parents and caregivers as they learn to understand their children, break through frustration and burn-out, and sustain a positive, proactive approach to parenting. Cari guides families to identify and lovingly disrupt patterns that are not working while developing strategies and creating an action plan. She supports parents of children with emotion regulation challenges, mental health issues, and social/emotional difficulties; children who don’t listen, don’t get along with others, and don’t follow rules; and children exploring their gender and sexual orientation.

Cari is a Certified Parent Coach, a Certified Life Coach, and worked as a classroom teacher for 26 years. She was an organizational and family systems consultant for 17 years before joining JF&CS. Cari received her BA from Emory and a Master’s in Teaching from Simmons College in Boston. She holds certifications in special education, early childhood, and middle grades, and is certified as an Orton-Gillingham instructor.

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Email
Office Hours
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (by appointment)
Location
Dunwoody Office
Insurance
None
Designations
Parents in all stages of parenthood(preparing to parent to parenting adult children)
Specialties
Parenting, family systems, behavior challenges, LGBTQ+ family support
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